The  Exxperience

- 2017 Cinematic FeatureLive Album & Tour -

Available Everywhere:  (Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Tidal, YouTube, Microsoft Groove, ClaroMusica, MediaNet, Shazam & More)

Album Synopsis:
"A unique blend of gospel, jazz, hip hop, soul, and r&b music, “The Exxperience” is a collection of original songs and new renditions that range from inspirational proclamations, to celebrations of love and funk
tracks that involuntarily nod heads and move feet”

Cinematic Feature:

"The Exxperience" Documentary

Film Synopsis:  "The Exxperience" is a stunning cinematic feature that captures an intimate evening in January when a small group of friends and colleagues were invited to a private performance of Omaha Soul Jazz Legend Lewade "Big Wade" Milliner and his funk band "The Black Swan Theory".  Musically brilliant and visually pleasing, "The Exxperience" is the perfect blend of soulful music set to the back drop of memorable visuals, crowd reactions and commentary.  

Filmed by:  Vado Films & T. Tryon’s Photography


Big Wade - Nebraska’s Music Ambassador


Career Span: 15+ years
Notable Collaborations:  Childish Gambino, Lalah Hathaway, Al Green, Carl Thomas, The Bluenotes, Lyfe Jennings, Dead Prez, Jagged Edge, Mike Phillips, Al Jarreau, Daniel Davis & Many More
Tours: 3
Albums: 4

North Omaha native Lewade “Big Wade” Milliner is a celebrated musician widely recognized as a pioneer of Nebraska's Music Scene.  His impressive resume spans over 15+ years and includes national tours, the release of several successful independent albums, industry recognition for his original production and opening up for several musical greats such as Al Green, Jagged Edge, Lyfe Jennings and many more.  Never one to hold back or remain creatively stagnant, Big Wade returns in 2017 with a new sound, cinematic feature, album and band by the same name, "The Black Swan Theory".  Together they've created a proprietary sound that successfully blends soulful music with innovative arrangements and so far, the reception has been amazing.  With live show that transition effortlessly from cool vibes to high energy and projects that are complete with inspiring lyrics and timeless music, Wade is confident that 2017 is destined to be The Year of The Black Swan. 


The Bevy

Lewade "Big Wade" Milliner
Pianist / Lead Vocalist

Jonathan "JB" Brooks

J. Shannon

James "Jay" White

Mariole Sanders